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- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 115.00
There has been relatively little work applying the conflict inflation approach in different theoretical and historical settings. This book remedies this gap by treating private-sector distributional conflicts as well as government budgetary pressures on the money supply and the price level. Attention is drawn to the costs of non-accommodative policies... more...
- Business Expert Press 2013; US$ 19.95
It is impossible to comprehend what policies the government should undertake to face the economic reality of the country. Every day we are exposed to a barrage of recommendations and mandates from the left and the right concerning what would be the appropriate course of action (or lack thereof) in order to nullify economic ills or to bring prosperity... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2001; US$ 1.99
Currency Unions reviews the traditional case for flexible exchange rates and "countercyclical"?that is, expansionary during recessions and contractionary in booms?monetary policy, and shows how flexible exchange rate regimes can better insulate the economy from such real disturbances as terms-of-trade shocks. The book also looks at the pitfalls of... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 28.88
The acute problem of inequality in the world was brought centre stage by the sensational appearance of French economist Thomas Piketty's bestselling book Capital in the Twenty-first Century. In Western Empires, Christianity, and the Inequalities between the West and the Rest 1500-2010 , Sampie Terreblanche studies the matter from a political economic... more...
- Easton Studio Press, LLC 2015; US$ 11.99
The way we think about money has extraordinary impact. This book satisfies the growing longing for a financial overview that can provide practical advice and demonstrate how money is a social tool. Making Money Matter introduces the reader to common money mistakes, and the dysfunctional nature of the current financial framework. Its overview... more...
- International Monetary Fund 1993; US$ 5.00
The paper reviews the basis for the use of various popular exchange rate indicators by tracing their conceptual development, the links between these indicators, and how they are measured in actual practice. It also considers the difficulties often encountered in attempting to obtain empirical counterparts to the various concepts and the limitations... more...
- International Monetary Fund 1999; US$ 5.00
This paper outlines a ?modern? approach to managing risks in cross-border capital movements that is consistent with an environment of increased and liberalized capital flows. Key elements of this approach include: a consistent monetary and exchange rate policy mix to avoid incentives for volatile capital flows; prudential management of the specific... more...
Exchange Rate Regimes in Selected Advanced Transition Economies - Coping with Transition, Capital Inflows, and EU AccessionInternational Monetary Fund 2000; US$ 5.00
Since beginning economic transition, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Poland, and Slovenia have?with much success?employed diverse exchange rate regimes. As these countries approach EU accession, they will need to avoid the perils of too much or too little exchange rate variability when capital flows are likely to be large and volatile; narrow... more...
Putting the Cart Before the Horse? Capital Account Liberalization and Exchange Rate Flexibility in ChinaInternational Monetary Fund 2005; US$ 7.50
This paper reviews the issues involved in moving towards greater exchange rate flexibility and capital account liberalization in China. A more flexible exchange rate regime would allow China to operate a more independent monetary policy, providing a useful buffer against domestic and external shocks. At the same time, weaknesses in China?s financial... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2002; US$ 5.00
This paper highlights the macro and microeconomic challenges associated with success of the effort to mobilize 0.7 percent of GNP for official development assistance (ODA). To promote achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, enhanced ODA must be as productive as possible. In weighing the distribution of enhanced ODA among countries, the paper... more...